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Forum: Rover Builds 15-10-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 700
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Posted By edk83
Great news, looks like it will be better than...

Great news, looks like it will be better than before as well.
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 07-10-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
Yeah I think he claims 180hp with them and...

Yeah I think he claims 180hp with them and breathing mods.

There is a forum thread about someone who fitted them and did a rolling road before and after, gained a little torque but no extra hp....
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 07-10-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
Well after lapping the vvc control shaft into the...

Well after lapping the vvc control shaft into the journals in the carrier it seems to be nice and smooth. I had to drain and clean out the followers as they were jacked up which meant the cams were...
Forum: Rover Chat 23-09-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By edk83
I used a broom handle to centre my clutch, worked...

I used a broom handle to centre my clutch, worked a treat :)
Forum: Rover Builds 21-09-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 189,856
Posted By edk83
It certainly works! Not sure if it caused my...

It certainly works! Not sure if it caused my slight head gasket leak though.

What injectors did you buy? Factory blue ones?
Forum: Rover Builds 20-09-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 189,856
Posted By edk83
Great news! So the nitrous didn't break your...

Great news!

So the nitrous didn't break your bottom then?
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 14-09-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
Yeah the cam carrier is the correct one, my...

Yeah the cam carrier is the correct one, my sprockets are marked as well and are correct.

They used wellseal to seal the cam carrier on, I've asked them about it and they say it's better than the...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 14-09-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
My vvc belt timing when the engine is at tdc+90...

My vvc belt timing when the engine is at tdc+90 and front cam marks aligned

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1891/44671897071_25608e67ff_h.jpg

When I removed the vvc hcu body the plunger was just...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 14-09-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1861/29733822917_2d...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1861/29733822917_2d59abfb08_h.jpg
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 14-09-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
haha, I'm only saying that as Garry mentioned he...

haha, I'm only saying that as Garry mentioned he had to lap a shaft into the journal again after a head skim, unless there is some crap stuck in there sounds like my issue.

I have bought another...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-09-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,927
Posted By edk83
Weld it up lol I had a welded diff in the...

Weld it up lol

I had a welded diff in the back of my mk3 Supra and it was awesome, strangely more traction than an lsd and so predictable once the tyres do loose traction. Loved that thing, it ate...
Forum: Rover Chat 13-09-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By edk83
Needs pictures!!

Needs pictures!!
Forum: Rover Chat 10-09-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By edk83
Can you hear the fuel pump running when cranking?...

Can you hear the fuel pump running when cranking? After priming it only runs when cranking and it gets that signal from the crank sensor, so might be an indication.

If it's mems3 get an obd reader...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 10-09-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
So now it's back up and running but probably will...

So now it's back up and running but probably will have to come to bits again. The vvc control shaft is binding at certain points in the rotation, causing no vvc! It's been suggested that as the head...
Forum: Rover Chat 10-09-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By edk83
I think you'll have to talk to the ecu, which...

I think you'll have to talk to the ecu, which mems is it?

I had an odd issue the other day, the ecu decided it didn't want to prime the pump any more. The pump runs from the factory relay and was...
Forum: Rover Chat 06-09-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By edk83
-8 teflon braided through the car, -6 return,...

-8 teflon braided through the car, -6 return, fuel cell in boot external pump
Forum: Rover Builds 05-09-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 26,611
Posted By edk83
Not bad at that all for a vvc? 6hp over factory...

Not bad at that all for a vvc? 6hp over factory figures.
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 03-09-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
The head got skimmed anyway, looks good. ...

The head got skimmed anyway, looks good.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1846/43533609025_79c17849a5_h.jpg

Back at it, happy with the belt tension.
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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 31-08-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 554
Posted By edk83
I'm running mgf front brakes and standard rear...

I'm running mgf front brakes and standard rear drums.

I'm going to be converting the rear to discs and fitting a remote servo to the front lines this winter.

I can't lock the front wheels in...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 30-08-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
So I think the head is getting skimmed today...

So I think the head is getting skimmed today anyway as I'm due to collect it tomorrow. I've got a spare head on the shelf that I recently bought from Agoaty so worst case I could switch to that.
...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 30-08-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 963
Posted By edk83
One word, 'Slimmingword' lol

One word, 'Slimmingword' lol
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 30-08-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 963
Posted By edk83
My step brother just had one made for his Ferrari...

My step brother just had one made for his Ferrari 355 track car, think it was about 6k

He says that was quite cheap lol
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 29-08-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
Would the indent on the fire ring seal then? I'm...

Would the indent on the fire ring seal then? I'm guessing the fire ring on the gasket would mould into it. It is small but you can definitely feel the indent.
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 29-08-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
It's got a tiny dent I can just feel with my...

It's got a tiny dent I can just feel with my finger, the first close up pic. Then the other tiny bits of pitting around where the rings sit, cant feel those easily though.
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 29-08-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,816
Posted By edk83
Yeah I'm aware of the issues Agoaty had, this one...

Yeah I'm aware of the issues Agoaty had, this one is totally flat around the firing rings just the tiniest of pitting.

I've seen pictures of peening the firing rings, looks scary!
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